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The Bald & The Beautiful
Archive: 07 2011
lovely_lady_lumps
Jul
28

I was waiting for a bus last night after having dinner with friends. As the cars drove by, I thought to myself 'If a car were to run off the road and hit me, all of my hard word since March will have been for nothing and will be wasted on a car accident.' That thought led to another; I wondered if my life's… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Jul
25

This week has been great! I try to take advantage of the days when I feel good by getting out and about. I am trapped in the house during the week following chemo so I try to do as much as I possible can (including taking the odd nap here and there) on non-chemo weeks. I spent the week with my mom and got to… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Jul
19

I haven't posted anything for a few weeks because I was in a really bad place last week. I couldn't see the good side of anything and I was incredibly emotional. I didn't want to publish anything at that point, not because I didn't want anyone to know that I was feeling like that but because I wanted to be on… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Jul
03

Why Cancer is Cramping My Style!      The Lack of Sleep Sleeping is a bit different than it was pre-cancer. My PICC line just straight up grosses me out, so no laying on my left side. My implant is on my right side, and yep, you guessed it, it grosses me out too. And let's not forget about… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
lovely_lady_lumps
Member since
May 12, 2011

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011 @ 26 years old. Breast cancer does not run in my family; further proof that cancer doesn’t discriminate.I am a strong believer that everything happens for a reason. I want to get my story out there so other young women know that they are not alone. I have been blessed with an incredible support system and I would love to pay that forward.

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